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Ice, Snow, Sleet, Cold—It’s Time to Change to Winter Tires

Few people realize that, for tires, winter begins at 7°C; 44 degrees F. Once temperatures stay at this level, it’s time to think about installing more flexible winter tires. Greater rubber flexibility in cold temperatures is vital to keeping control of your vehicle while both driving and braking on cold, icy, and snow-covered roads. Under […]

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Reduce Stubble Trouble with Michelin YIELDBIB Tires

Farmers of corn, soybeans, sunflowers, cotton, and similar crops are all familiar with the problems that stubble can create for their tires during harvesting. Although stubble damage happens most often during harvest, it can also occur when readying fields for discing or prepping for spring planting. This has been an ongoing challenge in the farming […]

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Selecting the Right Tire Type is a Top Priority

At the end of the day, a tire’s job is to convert friction into traction. And though that will never change, the type of truck, tread, load, and road will. Selecting the correct tires can make or break the efficiency of an entire fleet, while picking the wrong type can lead to lost fuel, early […]

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Thank a Trucker Today by Celebrating National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week

Probably one of the biggest understatements you’ll hear today goes like this: truck drivers are an extremely important part of our American economy. It’s an understatement, because it’s almost impossible to put into words how deeply important these professionals are to the average American. They move goods all around the country, keep commerce humming, and […]

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The Single Wide Tire Movement

The trucking industry is all about the long haul. Professional fleet operators know that the only way to run a profitable and sustainable business is by maximizing efficiency and reducing costs whenever possible. Over the course of thousands and thousands of miles, small tweaks to the operating cost of a machine can turn into thousands […]

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Selecting the Perfect Tire for Your Fleet

Every freight company’s tire needs are contingent upon the various applications of its respective fleet. While short-haul fleets do more city driving with constant stops and starts, long-haul fleets can spend up to 90% of their time on interstates. Every freight company’s tire needs are contingent upon the various applications of its respective fleet. While short-haul […]

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